The Louis Armstrong Jazz Festival takes place for the eighth year on 24 and 25 June near the town of Vác in the idyllic surroundings of Bánk Lake, around 65 kilometres north of Budapest.
Performers including Bria Skonberg, the Bohém Ragtime Jazz Band, the International Swing Quartet and the Police Big Band will serve up undiluted jazz in the spirit of Louis Armstrong. On both evenings the musicians will also jam together in one-off line-ups.
Tickets cost HUF 2,200 per day and can be ordered, purchased and collected from the Tó Wellness Hotel and Restaurant (2653 Bánk, Pet?fi út 73, Tel./Fax +36/35 342 309; +36/30 515 4440, www.towellnesshotel.hu).
Louis Armstrong Jazz Festival
24 to 25 June